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cornell bernard tells us from san jose as the mayor is ready for the state of the city address. cornell? >> normally it is a word no one wants to hear but the mayor will make it a big part of the state of the city address. the word is "taxes." the mayor says the city needs a sales tax increase and will call on community leaders to organize a campaign to support police and fire services and restore pay for workers who had to take cuts to balance the budget. a poll suggests that voters could be willing to do that. there is 70 percent support if a quarter percent sales increase but 57 percent for half a percent increase. the earliest it would be on the battle is next year, the 5th sales tax measure voters have approved since the mayor took office in 2007. the state of the city address is underway at 6:30 right here at city hall. >> fairfield police are asking for your help in finding the killer of a 13-year-old girl. the guardian for the 13-year-old reported her missing last thursday evening. her body was found friday m
monitoring the conditions so check back with us and we will let you know how it is looking. right now in petaluma a light shower is falling. >> stay with abc7 for continuing storm wax coverage and a reminder you can track the storm online with the live doppler 7 hd with abc7news.com. >> family near danville finds out if they can move back if their home as being crushed by a massive oak tree. the 80' oak fell on the house in an exclusive community crushing the roof. a work crew will bring in a larger crane than they had yesterday to remove the tree. the home was red tagged until engineers can determine the stability. the weather is not blamed for the tree falling because the roots were diseased. >> san francisco mayor lee is going to announce a $1 billion project that has both beer lovers and the san francisco giants saying "cheers." cornell bernard joins us live from bi48 to tell us about it. >> lots of new jobs, too, the project is big. if you like beer brewed in san francisco, check this out, pier 48, sitting right across from at&t park and it will be home to the anchor brewing comp
but the district is considering something that could be very unpopular, charging to park. using the fees to build a packing structure or cut a parking deal with nearby businesses. the district floating the idea of adding another boat during high commute times. that is a positive dilemma but the bridge district is needing to do something and they expect a decision in the next few months. >> supporters want to rename san francisco international airport in honor of harvey milk. the supervisor last month introduced legislation to rename the airport harvey milk san francisco international. milk was the first openly gay elected official and was assassinated along with the mayor mascone in 1978. agoers say the new rally is to urge the other supervisors to support his legislation. voters may decide on the name change in november. >> we are days away from massive federal spending cuts and a new poll reveals what americans want congress to do, from bloomberg news shows 54 percent of americans want congress to delay the cuts, 40 percent say the government should go ahead and allow them to kick in. as lawmak
. it will happen weeks from now. cornell bernard joins us live with what you need to know to be ready for the change. cornell? >> the countdown is on. in a month toll takers will be gone and all electronic tolling will be here at the golden gate bridge and starting this morning, the bridge will kickoff a series of public awareness campaigns to answer questions and clear up confusion aimed at 30 james of drivers who still pay tolls with cash. there will be hand outs and signs and information online explaining how to pay the tolls. there are three options. sign up for fast track account and get $1 discount on each toll. pay by plate, register the license plate with a bridge using a credit card and pay as you go or make a one time payment online. payment locations are set up at some gas stations across san francisco for tourists but if those do not work for you can do nothing, go through the toll plaza, get an invoice in the mail, you have 20 days to pay that. all electronic tolls comes to the golden gate bridge by the end of march. >> new this morning, president obama's popularity among
more information, of course, we will bring it to you. the sandbags in the front yard were used to make sure any debris did not fly in the neighborhood or damage any houses. we are live in santa clara for abc7 news. >> 6:07. president obama delivered his "state of the union" address. >> a terror plot unfolding in the bay area, with lawyers raising doubts about a man accused of trying to attack an oakland bank. year clear . >> i have a bigger concern about black ice in the north bay at napa and santa rosa at 30 degrees but santa rosa has visibility to three quarters of a mile so be careful on the bridges and overpasses it could be slick. this afternoon, we have sunshine and temperatures in the low-to-mid 60's but the coast is upper 50's with a few clouds. our two warmest days are ahead of us, thursday and friday, mid-60's to 70 and not bad on saturday. high clouds and sunshine and low 60's at the coast and upper 60's for the rest of us. >> looking at clearing any moment san francisco southbound 101, an accident much earlier this morning blocking the right lane and in the clearing phases
on the final try and the ravens win 34-31. >> i made too many mistakes for us to win. >> we had several opportunities and we did not play our best. the ravens made a lot of plays our guys battled back. >> this was the niners first ever super bowl loss in their six trips to the big game. >> super bowl live team coverage continues with katie marzullo live in new orleans. >> good morning, katie. >> afternoon, kristen and eric. we took a walk over here to jackson square, grabbed a newspaper along the way, here is the headlines "electrifying, baltimore survivors the san francisco second half surge." that was in reference to what happened at the superdome. the power went out early in the second half for a full 34 minutes, the have dome was dark, with the exception of emergency lighting so it is not that fans were plunged into pitch darkness but not bright enough for the players to play so a very strange moment and strange if the players to sit that out and lose the momentum. it was the turning point for the 49ers. >> did the power outage make a difference? >> the momentum shifted after that.
area and cornell joins us from spa with the impact it is having on us. >> lot of frustrated travelers. if you were trying to travel to any airport in the northeast it is not looking good, we have been checking all morning at least 30 flights have been canceled out of sfo alone. folks showing up for united flights to boston, newark, john f. kennedy, and philadelphia are being directed to a special counter on how to rebook because the flights have been recanceled including flights to chicago and detroit. in the east, folks are stocking up on food and gas, schools are closing, airports may close, too, if predictions of 2' or 3 feet of snow and the stress level is rising for many travelers who are just trying to get home. >> it is frustrateing now but it is possible it will be highly frustrated in the following hours. >> we have no clue. they are saying it is the weather but montreal is used to snow so we do not understand what is going on. this is not normal. we waiting. >> the flight through chicago was canceled and i am told that 55 arrivals and departures threw sfo have now been cance
america" team is joining in on the phone. >> katie marzullo is live in new orleans to tell us more. >> good morning. consider this: new orleans is a party. the super bowl is a party. "good morning america" is a party and you put them together and you have the tailgate party of gma. they are breaking down the set they have set up in the french quarter but it was so much fund -- fun. fans were lined up, waiting to most sam and josh this morning before the sun even came up. the guys throwing the football around, shaking hands, chatting people up and having a good time. when i talked to them i asked who they are rooting positive and you will like the answer. >> they are asking me who i am rooting for which is like picking the game but i don't --. >> you can root? >> you can root. >> i will root for san francisco. >> root for san francisco. >> why not? i am hearing for san francisco. >> can i get some kaepernicking? can you say that? >> this is about the coaches. >> that's the quaterback. >> understand, it took a week to explain to sam it is the one with the oblong shape that we kick an
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